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Police seek witnesses to fatal collision between SUV and bicyclist in East Anchorage

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: September 24, 2019
  • Published September 24, 2019

Anchorage Police respond to the scene of collision involving a vehicle and a bicyclist on Tudor Road near Baxter Road on September 23, 2019. (Marc Lester / ADN)

Anchorage police are seeking additional witnesses to the fatal collision Monday between a bicyclist and an SUV at Tudor and Baxter roads.

A woman westbound on Tudor just before noon in a red Dodge minivan struck a Benny Benson secondary school student on the bike, police said in an alert.

The student has been identified as 16-year-old Taylon Soto. Police didn’t release the driver’s name.

According to police, the woman remained at the scene. Charges have not been filed and the investigation is continuing, police said.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Anchorage police dispatch by calling 311.